Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Adobe announces Creative Cloud suite of services, acquires Nitobi, creators of the PhoneGap project

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Adobe announces Creative Cloud, acquires PhoneGap
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MAX 2011 Adobe is aquiring Nitobi, creators and sponsors of the open source PhoneGap project that lets you build cross-platform mobile apps using HTML technologies, and has announced a suite of cloud services named, unsurprisingly, Creative Cloud...
Cloud promises: stressed to the nines
Sydney Morning Herald
Interested in cloud computing, but put off by reports of one high-profile failure after another? Fear not: the industry is pushing for greater service transparency and a common terminology so businesses know what to expect. ...
Is a Cloud Computing World Flatter, Faster, and More Fun? Lanham Napier of ...
Forbes
Napier, CEO of the $780 million hosting company Rackspace, spoke with Techonomy's Adam Ludwig about the present and future of cloud computing. When I was a kid, my first computer was an Apple I. Every application ran locally. ...
Mostly Cloudy About the Cloud
Voice of America (blog)
If cloud computing is the "inevitable future," we'd better find out about it. (Miran Rijavec, Flickr Creative Commons) Everyone who railed at me for writing about something I know little about when I spouted off about Algebra II courses in school, ...
Cloud comparison: Apple iCloud vs. Google vs. Windows Live
IntoMobile
“The cloud” has long been a buzzword in the tech scene but it has become an ever-important part of our daily computing lives and Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Microsoft's Windows Phone Mango all have deep integration with the cloud...
How the cloud could benefit Ellison and Oracle
ZDNet (blog)
By Jason Hiner | October 3, 2011, 7:28am PDT Summary: While Larry Ellison didn't say much about the cloud in his keynote for Oracle Openworld 2011, there was a lot implied. When we talk about the technologies that will power the future of business, ...
Orange Offers Cloud-based Secure Access
PCWorld
By Mikael Rickn√§s, IDG News French operator Orange has expanded its cloud computing portfolio with Flexible SSL, a remote access service that allows users to connect with enterprise resources securely, it said on Monday. Flexible SSL allows users to ...
Savvis Launches Cloud-Based Database Platform
MarketWatch (press release)
Symphony Database, which was unveiled at Oracle Open World 2011 in San Francisco, brings the advantages of cloud computing to Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments. With just a few clicks, Symphony Database provisions everything needed for a ...
NTT America Selects Trend Micro to Provide Data Protection for Private Cloud ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Using encryption with policy-based key management and unique server validation, SecureCloud is designed to protect sensitive data stored in NTT America's cloud computing platforms. This protection is also available for hybrid cloud environments which ...
Cloud Computing's Greatest Danger--and Richest Opportunity
Forbes
Without question, cloud computing has been a huge contributor to this movement as corporate computing—both applications and devices—was exposed as woefully unable to deliver the type of rich and expansive online experiences to which we had all become ...
Cloud risk management: CSA on its Cloud Controls Matrix
SearchSecurity.com
The Cloud Security Alliance recently released Version 2.1 of its Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), a baseline set of controls aligned to the CSA guidance and mapped to industry standards, regulations and frameworks, such as ISO 27001/27002, PCI DSS, ...
ZyXEL Announces Private Cloud Solution for Digital Homes
MarketWatch (press release)
ANAHEIM, CA, Oct 03, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- ZyXEL Communications Inc., a leading provider of secure broadband, security networking connectivity and routing products, announced today a new private home cloud solution that provides consumers ...
Release of the Third Generation of the OpenNebula Cloud Manager
MarketWatch (press release)
MADRID, October 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- OpenNebula 3.0 features the latest innovations in cloud computing for the deployment of cutting-edge enterprise-ready on-premise IaaSclouds. The OpenNebula Project is proud to announce the third major ...
Cloud Computing: Cloud Adoption Uneven Across Countries in Europe
Formtek Blog (blog)
By Dick Weisinger, on October 3rd, 2011 Last week Friday we looked at two surveys about the scope of cloud acceptance — a survey by CA Associates that found that 93 percent of companies are using the cloud, and another one by SWC Technology Partners ...
ADP Launches Just One Cloud-based Enterprise HR Portal
ReadWriteWeb
By Scott M. Fulton, III / October 3, 2011 1:41 PM / 0 Comments This post is part of our ReadWriteCloud channel, which is dedicated to covering virtualization and cloud computing. The channel is sponsored by Intel and VMware. Read the case study about ...
Exar Expands Security Offerings for Cloud, Web and Network Applications
Sacramento Bee
The addition of these new protocols provides hardware-accelerated security solutions for Web, Cloudand Network applications. The cloud and the ever increasing number of web based applications are driving the need for greater security. ...
Facebook Will Warn You If A Link Contains Malware
PC Magazine
But on Monday, Facebook announced that it has subscribed to Websense's ThreatSeeker Cloud, which scans billions of URLs every day to detect malware. Here's how it'll work when it rolls out this week. When someone posts a link to his or her Facebook ...
Terremark Cloud Services Pass DOD Security Test
InformationWeek
By Charles Babcock InformationWeek The Department of Defense has given its stringent DOD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) security rating to a cloudservice provider, Terremark, for two infrastructure-as-a-service ...
Blackberry cloud services for Office 365: Not until 2012
ZDNet (blog)
By Mary Jo Foley | October 3, 2011, 10:39am PDT Summary: The RIM-hosted Blackberry cloudservice for Office 365 users is going to be available in January 2012, with an open beta kicking off in October 2011. It's been known for a while that there would ...
Angel Achieves Level 1 PCI Compliance for Voice Services
MarketWatch (press release)
"With more large enterprises turning to the cloud to deploy their customer service applications, Level 1 PCI compliance is an absolute necessity if you're serious about security," said Dave Rennyson, president at Angel. "As major enterprises such as ...
Citrix Optimizes XenServer 6 for Cloud Computing
Server Watch
According to Citrix, XenServer 6 brings new optimizations and improved scalability and performance for cloud infrastructure, desktop virtualization and networking. "For customers desiring a cost-effective, powerful, and integrated server virtualization ...
Juniper unveils cloud-based lab for customer testing
Network World
By Jim Duffy, Network World Juniper is harnessing the cloud to make it easier and less expensive for customers to test its products. Juniper this week unveiled the Junosphere Lab, a virtual environment for designing, testing and operating Juniper-based ...
Oracle Big Data Appliance: Scary-big cloud data is coming
ZDNet (blog)
By Jason Hiner | October 3, 2011, 10:07am PDT Summary: The newly-announced Oracle Big Data Appliance will take NoSQL and Hadoop and commercialize them for cloud-powered big data analytics. Oracle, which has been slow to transform itself for the coming ...
Cbeyond Resource Guide Provides Healthcare Practitioners with Insights to Help ...
MarketWatch (press release)
It is available for download in Cbeyond's library of white papers found at: http://www.cbeyond.net/smbspot/cbeyond-white-papers/ Cbeyond's "Guide to the Cloud" is designed to help healthcare providers leverage cloud services while meeting privacy and ...
Cloud Usage Growth Expected to Soar
BusinessNewsDaily
By Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor The majority of businesses not using cloud-based services will soon be taking that leap, new research suggests. According to "The Five Faces of the Cloud" study recently released by business consulting firm ...
Record Quarter Strengthens Huddle's Position as the Global Leader in Cloud ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Huddle, the leader in enterprise cloud collaboration and content management, has strengthened its position as the global pioneer in the market with another record quarter. Due to increasing demand ...
Oracle Extends the Oracle Exastack Program With Availability of Oracle ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud are pre-integrated hardware and software engineered systems that deliver extreme performance. -- Oracle is also announcing the availability of the Oracle Exastack Remote Labs providing ...
Metalogix Breaks SharePoint Migration Speed Barrier, Moving Over 500GB per Day ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Together, these innovative solutions empower a faster SharePoint migration, simplified SharePoint management as well as optimizing SharePoint storage both on-premises and in the cloud. "More than 66% of enterprises have deployed SharePoint and half of ...
Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Making Public Cloud Apps Mission ...
What are some of the best practices enterprise can employ today to make public cloud safe and secure for sensitive information? Whether it's compliance requirements, information security concerns, or protecting against hacking, this session ...
Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal
Adobe acquires cloud font site Typekit as part of larger creative ...
By Dean Takahashi
Adobe announced today that it has acquired cloud font site Typekit. Adobe made the announcement just now at its Adobe Max conference in Los Angeles. Jeffrey Veen (pictured left), chief executive of Typekit, and Adobe chief technology ...
VentureBeat
Desktone, GMO CLOUD To Make Cloud-Hosted Virtual Desktops ...
By Robin Wauters
The Desktone Cloud is a product for enabling virtual desktops in the cloud. By using the DesktoneCloud as the foundation of its DaaS service, GMO CLOUD helps customers instantly benefit from virtual desktops at a cost that is significantly ...
Virtualization.com
The perfect marriage: Hadoop and Cloud | Thoughts on Cloud
By Raul Chong
Hadoop meet CloudCloud meet Hadoop. It was love at first sight. Hadoop found in Cloud the wind beneath its wings, a loyal companion; available any time she needed him, flexible, and elastic. Cloud found in Hadoop its partner in life to ...
Thoughts on Cloud
Gaming the Cloud: Balancing IaaS versus PaaS « Greg Arnette
By Greg Arnette
A robust discussion about cloud computing should cover the two ways of consuming the cloud: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). Let's define these now and then compare and contrast the optimal way to ...
Greg Arnette
Adobe unveils Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop Touch and five ...
By Christian Zibreg
The official release bills Adobe Creative Cloud as “a major new initiative from the company that radically redefines the content creation process”. Adobe's cloud is conceived as a backbone of their desktop and tablet software, allowing users to ...
9to5Mac
Why ADP Is the Biggest Cloud Company You've Never Heard Of ...
By Arik Hesseldahl
Before people even called it cloud computing, ADP was processing paychecks in the cloud. Now it's doubling down with a single cloud-based service for payroll and other everyday business needs.
AllThingsD
Powering the Cloud: Conference Set for Frankfurt » Data Center ...
By Michael Potts
Visit The Powering the Cloud Website for agenda and speaker information and registration. For more... Read more on Data Center Knowledge Posted in: Cloud Servers Tags: Cbeyond, Cloud, Partnership, Renews, Services, [...] Add Your ...
Data Center Knowledge
Apple, Adobe keynote conflict -- a cloud for Flash? - Computerworld ...
By Jonny Evans
Is it strange that both Apple and Adobe will be making keynote announcements at the same time tomorrow? Will Flash move further into the cloud?
Computerworld Blogs - Mobile
Savvis brings license-free Oracle, SQL Server to the cloud — Cloud ...
By Derrick Harris
Managed-hosting veteran and now enterprise cloud-computing provider Savvis is trying to woo even more big-name customers with its new Symphony Database service that features Oracle Database 11g and Microsoft SQL Server with their ...
GigaOM
SAP on the Cloud » “Cloud” is just another buzzword
By Ian McCullough, www.mccullough.com
In my first post for SAP, I observed that an orchestra seems to play Morgenstimmung every time someone utters the phrase “cloud computing.” This jargon presents a serious risk for business leaders who haven't caught on yet since the ...
SAP on the Cloud
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